When the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series charter system was introduced in 2016, there was no way series officials could have anticipated how the system would be manipulated.
If you were worldwide racing czar (for a short and not permanent time, of course), what’s the first thing you would change about any particular racing series you care about?
In February 2012, after a year’s hiatus, SPEED SPORT came back to life.
It’s definitely a sign you’re getting old when a current event conjures up the memory of something that took place nearly three decades ago.
The concept of a windscreen on an Indy car is not new. Some of the great cars of the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s featured a windshield-type screen that helped protect the driver and allowed air to flow over the cockpit of the car.
In the most unlikely of scenarios, Josh Richards swept both nights of the Super Bowl of Racing at Golden Isles Speedway in February for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.
There is no such thing as a dumb question, or so we’re told from the age of 7 by every parent, grandparent, babysitter, schoolteacher and editor we encounter. But every now and again, you’ll hear one that makes your head spin.
Some NASCAR teams are bringing their own ice to the race tracks.
Age-old barricade methods simply aren’t offering racers a real chance of survival. Someone once said, “There are two kinds of drivers — those who have crashed into concrete walls and those who are about to.”
I guess you could say I didn’t have much of a choice in picking my favorite race car driver. I was born idolizing my father (Billy Pauch).